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We need strength to survive, not a shutdown of our economy

31 March 2020

3:25 PM

31 March 2020

3:25 PM

Australia needs strength to survive the coronavirus, but many policies designed to manage the spread may be counterproductively weakening our social, political and economic systems.  

Last week two images from Bondi shocked and appalled the nation.   

The first image that caused a stir was a typically Australian scene of carefree Bondi bathers. At any other time this would be unremarkable, but when social distancing and mass house arrest is normal going for a dip gets lambasted in the media as errant.  

In the wake of scenes such as this, a mass lockdown of all non-essential services such as bars and cafes was instituted. 

The next image that channeled the collective ire was one...

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